Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 is an anti-discrimination law that states no person in the United States, on the basis of sex, shall be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any educational program or activity receiving federal financial assistance.
Title IX Contact Person
The District designates the individual(s) identified below as the employee(s) responsible for coordinating the District's efforts to comply with applicable state and federal civil rights laws, including Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972.
Title IX Coordinator
Dr. Will Parker (oversees Title IX compliance, accepts initial complaints, implements remedies) Superintendent's Office 5204 Highway 11, North Ellisville, Mississippi 39437 Telephone: 601-649-5201 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Timeline for Completion of Investigation
Under Title IX, students and employees are entitled to a timely and comprehensive investigation of their complaint. While 60 calendar days serves as a good baseline for the length of a typical investigation, complex investigations may require additional time. This 60 Day benchmark refers to completion of the investigation and the administrative process in 60 days as a benchmark.
The Title IX investigative process is broken down into several phases, including
1. Notification to the parties
2. Gathering of facts, documents, and records
3. Review and analysis of the evidence
4. Determination of whether or not violations occurred
5. Drafting of a final report
NOTICE OF NONDISCRIMINATION
The Jones County School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies:
BR Jones, PhD 5204 Highway 11 North Ellisville, MS 39437 (601) 649-5201
If you have further questions or concerns, you may contact: United States Department of Education Office for Civil Rights 1999 Bryan Street, Suite 1620 Dallas, Texas 75201-6810 OCR 305 #214-661-9600